Tag Archives: Keanu Reeves

The Matrix Trilogy: Revisited

With The Matrix: Resurrections now in cinemas, it seemed an appropriate time to go back to the original films. My 2021 reviews of those movies are below: The Matrix (1999) | Written and Directed by Lana Wachowski & Lilly Wachowski | 136 min | Crave and VOD This is the movie that launched a million memes, internet… Read More

Now on Canadian Netflix: Summer 2019

To The Bone The first feature directed by Marti Noxon, whose name I’ve always associated with Buffy The Vampire Slayer. She also worked on Sharp Objects, the noirish HBO drama with Amy Adams who played a character with an addiction to self-harm. To The Bone is about Ellen (Lily Collins). She's 20 and anorexic, or… Read More

Now Streaming on Netflix, Crave, and Prime: June 2019

Knock Down The House | Netflix The inspirational documentary offering evidence that there are still leaders in the United States whose motivations are respectable, responsible, and righteous. The film follows the primary campaigns of four progressive Democrats, all women, all very different from different states, and all of whom are looking to make a difference… Read More

Top 10 of 1999

20 years ago, Hollywood had a great 12 months. Maybe it was pre-millennial tension, or just a confluence of great talent and risk-taking producers and studios, but it was a moment that wasn't to be repeated in the years following. I enjoy putting together lists of the best films from years gone by, and the… Read More

10 Great Richard E. Grant roles

The undisputed media star of this year's Academy Awards season—coming to a conclusion with the ceremony on Sunday, February 24—is the Swaziland-born veteran actor Richard E. Grant. Those of us deeply embedded in the cult of his first feature film, Withnail and I, are especially enjoying the various articles about Grant's enthusiasm, and his deft social… Read More